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1960 Bowl Games

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National Champions: Minnesota (AP, NFF, UPI), Mississippi (FWAA)

Heisman Memorial Trophy: Joe Bellino (Navy)
FWAA Coach of the Year Award: Murray Warmath (Minnesota)

AP Preseason #1: Syracuse ▪ AP Final #1: Minnesota

9 Bowl Games

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1961-01-02 Cotton Bowl Duke 7 Arkansas 6 Cotton Bowl (Dallas, TX)
1961-01-02 Orange Bowl Missouri 21 Navy 14 Orange Bowl (Miami, FL)
1961-01-02 Rose Bowl Washington 17 Minnesota 7 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
1961-01-02 Sugar Bowl Mississippi 14 Rice 6 Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA)
1960-12-31 Gator Bowl Florida 13 Baylor 12 Gator Bowl (Jacksonville, FL)
1960-12-31 Sun Bowl New Mexico State 20 Utah State 13 Sun Bowl (El Paso, TX)
1960-12-30 Tangerine Bowl Citadel 27 Tennessee Tech 0 Tangerine Bowl (Orlando, FL)
1960-12-17 Bluebonnet Bowl Texas 3 Alabama 3 Bluebonnet Bowl (Houston, TX)
1960-12-17 Liberty Bowl Penn State 41 Oregon 12 Liberty Bowl (Philadelphia, PA)